Mayor Alan McGraw | Craig Morgan, Place 1 | George White, Place 2
Joe Clifford, Place 3 | Carlos T. Salinas, Place 4
John Moman, Place 5 | Kris Whitfield, Place 6
Mayor Alan McGraw
Alan McGraw, a Round Rock attorney, was elected as Round Rock’s Mayor in May 2008. He had seven years of experience on the Round Rock City Council, four of those as Mayor Pro-Tem, prior to his election. He was first elected to Place 2 in 2001 and then re-elected in 2004 and 2007. Alan was born and raised in Texas. He received a degree in accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University, a Master's in Taxation from Colorado State University, and his law degree from the University of Texas. He and his wife, Kathy, have two children, Paige who attends Texas Christian University, and Chase who attends Round Rock High School. The McGraws were impressed with Round Rock's family atmosphere, and have been citizens since January 1993. They are members of First United Methodist Church in Round Rock. Alan is also a member of the Round Rock Sertoma Club, the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce, and the Williamson County Board of Realtors. He is active in the Austin Woods and Waters Club, an organization dedicated to preserving the outdoors. Professionally, Alan is a real estate attorney with his own practice in Round Rock. He represents a broad range of clients in complex real estate transactions, from a local school district to international investors. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Capital Area Council of Governments and on the Clean Air Coalition. Alan spends countless hours following his children’s sports, and his hobbies include ranching, hunting, and writing. Email
Craig Morgan was elected to Place 1 in May 2011. Since arriving in Round Rock in 2005, Morgan, a Round Rock attorney, has been an active member in the Round Rock community. He currently serves on the St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center Board of Trustees and is a current member of the Rotary Club of Round Rock. He is a Leadership Round Rock graduate and has previously served on the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Leadership Round Rock Planning Board. Additionally, Morgan served as a Commissioner on the Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission, is a former member of the Ridgeview Middle School PTA, and served as a member of the Round Rock Charter Review Commission in 2007. Morgan received his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University, an MBA from Southwest Texas State University, (now Texas State University) and his law degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law. He is married to Amanda Morgan and they have one son, Garret. Email
George White was elected to Place 2 in May 2008. He has lived in Round Rock since 1998 and was named “Round Rock Citizen of the Year” in 2005. George has more than 22 years of experience, predominately in senior operations management positions, with Abbot Laboratories. He graduated from the University of North Carolina and earned a master’s degree from East Carolina University in 1974. For seven years, he taught college courses in accounting, micro- and macroeconomics, and other business subjects. George is very active in the community, volunteering his time and expertise with a number of organizations. He is Past Chairman and a current member of the Board for St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center. George is also a member and Past Chairman for the Board for the YMCA of Greater Williamson County. He served on the Finance Advisory Committee for the 2007 Round Rock ISD School Bond Election and served on the Round Rock Citizen/Police Review Board. In addition, George is a member of the Round Rock Rotary Club, the nine county Rural Capital Area Work Force Development Board, Greater Round Rock Community Foundation Board, Round Rock Chamber of Commerce and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Round Rock Post 9078. George is a Distinguished Military Graduate of Field Artillery Officer Candidate School and volunteered for duty in the Vietnam War. George has been married to his wife, Sally, for 40 years and has two children and seven grandchildren. He enjoys cattle ranching and is a member of the Texas and Southwest Cattle Raisers Association and the American Angus Association. Email
Joe Clifford was elected Dec. 18, 2004 in a special election to fill the vacant Place 3 seat. He was re-elected in May 2006 and served as Mayor Pro-Tem for two years. He is the owner of Reid's Dry Cleaners and Laundry which has three locations in Round Rock. Joe is a former board member for the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce and the Hope Alliance. He serves on the board for the Round Rock Family YMCA and the Round Rock Circle of Friends. Joe, his wife Claudia and their daughter Emily moved to Round Rock in 1998. Joe and his family appreciate the family values attitude of Round Rock and the small-town friendliness that make it a unique city in which to live. E-mail
Carlos T. Salinas
Carlos T. Salinas, was elected to Place 4 in May 2005 and served as Mayor Pro-Tem from July 2010 to June 2012. Carlos was born and raised in Weslaco, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley. He and his wife, Vicki, moved into the Austin area in the early 1980s and have called Round Rock home since 1994. He has enjoyed a long career with State Farm Insurance Companies where he has served in a number of capacities in its Michigan, Illinois and Texas offices. At State Farm, he is presently an Operations Section Manager in the Homeowner Division where he has administrative responsibilities for a Texas operating division. Carlos is a very involved member of the Round Rock community. He has assumed a "Champion" role in the local school district's E3 Alliance charge to close the achievement gap in Central Texas; in addition, he is serving as a Subcommittee Chairman for the RRISD's Citizens Bond Committee. He enjoys a long history of helping coordinate the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Walk, which recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary. And he enjoys a longtime affiliation with the El Amistad Club of Round Rock where he served two terms as President. Among his past contributions, he has served as board member for both Round Rock Habitat for Humanity (now Williamson County Habitat for Humanity) and the Round Rock Health Clinic, seeing it through its merger with the Lone Star Circle of Care. He has similarly enjoyed a long-term relationship with the Literacy Council of Williamson County where he served three terms as Board President and continues his affiliation as a board member. Carlos has also served on the RRISD committees on Chapter 41 and Bond Issue needs. A graduate of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, he earned a BBA with a major in Accounting. Email
John S. Moman was elected to Place 5 in May 2009. A native Texan, John hails from Odessa, Texas, and is a graduate of Texas Tech where he received his degree in architecture. John moved to Round Rock in 1984 with his family and has been a proud and enthusiastic member of the community ever since. A man of incredible faith and family, John has been an active member of the Round Rock Church of Christ since 1984 and was a youth deacon for 17 years. He has been happily married to his wife, Toni, for 32 years and is a devoted father and grandfather to their daughters, Joni and Alaina and grandchildren, David and Leilah. John dedicates himself to civic and community service, having served on numerous boards and committees for the City of Round Rock including: the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments, the Southwest Downtown planning effort, as well as the Tree Planting effort on IH-35. He has been an active member on the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce and served as their Chairman from 1999-2000. During his tenure, he focused much of his efforts on community and educational issues. John was appointed to the Envision Central Texas Board in 2007 and was recently selected to serve on the Executive Committee, fulfilling his goal of regional involvement. In December 2007, John was selected by the Austin American Statesman as a “Hero of Christmas” for donating architectural services for the new Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center. Most recently, he has become involved with Habitat for Humanity by donating design services for several new floor plans for the Habitat housing in Round Rock. Principal/Founder of Moman Architects, John has more than 30 years of professional experience throughout Texas. He fulfilled a lifelong dream in 2000 when he opened his own architectural firm, Moman Architects, and since then has spearheaded a number of noteworthy projects. Email
Kris Whitfield was elected to the City Council in May 2007 and was appointed to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem in June 2012. Kris was named the Round Rock Citizen of the Year in 2011 and named a Woman of Distinction by the Central Texas Girl Scouts in 2010. Kris is a council appointee to the BCRUA board of directors, and serves the Economic Development Advisory Council and the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She is the Past Chairman of the Board for the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce and the current Corporate Secretary for the Chamber board, also serving on the Chamber’s Executive Board, Business Advocacy Council, Downtown Redevelopment and Shop the Rock Committees and is the Chair of the ACE (Arts, Culture & Education) committee. Kris co-founded the Taste of Round Rock and chaired the event in 2003-2005. Kris is a 2003 graduate of Leadership Round Rock, and is currently serving on the advisory boards for Leadership Round Rock and the Ascend Leadership programs. Kris served on the RRISD Partners in Education Advisory Board for many years, was a founder of the Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation an is Co-Chaired the Annaul Gala for 2013. She is a member of Friends of the Round Rock Higher Education Center and the ACCtion for Education Committee and has served on several bond committees for RRISD and Williamson County. She currently serves on the Texas State University’s Advisory Council for Round Rock and served on the Mayor’s Round Rock Master Plan for Higher Education Committee. Kris serves on the YMCA of Greater Williamson County Metro Board of Directors, is on the Board Development Committee and was last year’s Strong Kids Campaign Chairman for the Y. Kris serves on the Ethics Committee for St. David’s Medical Center in Round Rock and on the Ignite Advisory Board for Seton Williamson. Kris is a founding member and current President for the Round Rock Arts Council and is the chair for the 2012 & 2013 Imagine Events. She is an advisory board member for Penfold Theatre and is a founder and advisor for the Round Rock Symphony Orchestra. Kris is a founder and President for WIN (Women Impacting the Nation), a non-profit designed to encourage and empower women through education, activism and philanthropy. Kris is a Past President of the Heart of Round Rock Neighborhood Association. She was a founder of "Operation Giving Tree" which is a project to light the downtown water tower over the Christmas holidays and was an advocate for the Main Street Plaza project.
Kris is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Round Rock and is a Past President of the Sunrise Rotary Club. She is a founder and spokesperson for "Play for All Foundation". This foundation was instrument in raising funds to build a City Park that is designed for children of all abilities to have a safe place to play.
Kris is a life member and served as the 70th State President of the Texas Jaycees and also served as past president of the Abilene Jaycees and the Round Rock Jaycees. Kris is graduate of the John Ben Sheppard Leadership Forum and serves on the Leadership Team for the JBS Forum.
Kris moved to Round Rock in 1992 from Abilene, Texas, where she attended Abilene Christian University and Hardin Simmons University. She is the President and Co-Owner of CheckSmart Recovery. Kris is married to former RRISD Trustee Eric Whitfield who is attending Seminary at the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin getting his Masters in Chaplaincy. They have two children, Britta and Eric, who both graduated from Round Rock High School. They also have four grandchildren all living in Virginia. Kris and Eric attend St. Richard’s Episcopal Church where they have served on various committees and ministries. Email